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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [vey-key-shuh n, vuh-]
    • /veɪˈkeɪ ʃən, və-/
    • /vəˈkeɪʃnɪŋ/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [vey-key-shuh n, vuh-]
    • /veɪˈkeɪ ʃən, və-/

Definitions of vacationing word

  • noun vacationing a period of suspension of work, study, or other activity, usually used for rest, recreation, or travel; recess or holiday: Schoolchildren are on vacation now. 1
  • noun vacationing a part of the year, regularly set aside, when normal activities of law courts, legislatures, etc., are suspended. 1
  • noun vacationing freedom or release from duty, business, or activity. 1
  • noun vacationing an act or instance of vacating. 1
  • verb without object vacationing to take or have a vacation: to vacation in the Caribbean. 1
  • verb vacationing present participle of vacation. 0

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Origin of vacationing

First appearance:

before 1350
One of the 20% oldest English words
1350-1400; < Latin vacātiōn- (stem of vacātiō freedom from something; see vacate, -ion); replacing Middle English vacacioun < Anglo-French

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Parts of speech for Vacationing


vacationing popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 96% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
This word is included in each student's vocabulary. Most likely there is at least one movie with this word in the title.

vacationing usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for vacationing

verb vacationing

  • adventure — If someone has an adventure, they become involved in an unusual, exciting, and rather dangerous journey or series of events.
  • jaunt — a short journey, especially one taken for pleasure.
  • junket — a sweet, custardlike food of flavored milk curdled with rennet.
  • nest — a pocketlike, usually more or less circular structure of twigs, grass, mud, etc., formed by a bird, often high in a tree, as a place in which to lay and incubate its eggs and rear its young; any protected place used by a bird for these purposes.

adjective vacationing

  • excursioning — Present participle of excursion.
  • journeying — a traveling from one place to another, usually taking a rather long time; trip: a six-day journey across the desert.
  • nonresident — not resident in a particular place.

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